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Master's Degree Programme in Media Production
Master of Culture and Arts, 60 ECTS

Master of Culture and Arts

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Markku Karhu
P.O.Box 4070, 00079 Metropolia
Tel: +358405909022
E-mail: firstname.lastname[at]

Specific admission requirements

Bachelor´s degree and work experience. Tuition in Finnish.

Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning

According to the Degree Regulations of Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences students may apply for identification and accreditation for prior learning as part of their compulsory or optional studies, provided they have prior learning corresponding to the curriculum before the course in question begins.

Qualification requirements and regulations

See the Degree Regulations of Helsinki Metropolia UAS. >>

Profile of the programme

The studies develop all-round expertise in media, prepare for employment in media companies and other organizations in varying expert positions and enables development in demanding expert-level tasks. In addition, the studies prepare for varying development and project work.

Key learning outcomes

The general competences of the study programme include:
- Learning competence
- Ethical competence
- Working community competence
- Innovation competence
- Internationalization competence
The competence areas of the study programme include:
- Usability assessment and development of media technologies as part of media productions
- Customer competence and purchase readiness of data systems
- Managerial skills and leadership in media
- Knowledge of media economy and finance and financing
- Management of concept design of media products and services
- Research-based development of media processes and services

Occupational profiles of graduates with examples

The study programme prepares for expertise and working life development in the field of digital communication.

A Master’s Degree in Applied Sciences qualifies for the same public positions and tenures as a University Master’s Degree (Act 426/2005).

Access to further studies


Examination regulations, assessment and grading

According to the Degree Regulations of Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences course assessment criteria are specified in the course implementation plan. The teacher in charge of the course will be responsible for the assessment. Students must be informed at the beginning of the course on the assessment principles, which must be based on the course objectives. Assessment takes primarily place for each course and applies to the students who have registered and been accepted on the course. If necessary, different components of a course may be assessed individually. If the course consists of several components, the teacher may point this out in the assessment principles contained in the implementation plan.

The assessment scale is as follows: excellent (5), very good (4), good (3), very satisfactory (2), satisfactory (1), fail (0) and pass (P). Any deviations of this scale will be decided by the President.

Graduation requirements

To be able to graduate the student has to pass her/his studies according to the curriculum and the general qualification requirements.

Mode of study

Part-time studies

Level of qualification

Master's Degree (Second Cycle)